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Here's the way I understand it. Someone will correct me if I'm wrong I'm sure. Using the earth as an example, and assuming a constant mass density, for an object outside of the earth’s surface, it appears as if all the mass of the earth is concentrated at its center. This is a form of Gauss’s law for gravitational objects. If you could go to the exact center ...


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It would take less than 8 mins. It depends on elasticity of space time fabric. Consider Put a marble on a cloth and then observe how much it descends and curves cloth. Now, suddenly remove marble The time taken by cloth to regain its original position, so that it ends point feel no curvature, clearly depends on elasticity of fabric and amount of depth it had ...



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